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Want to Live in Dubai? New 1-Year Remote Work Visa Announced

Do you want to mix business with pleasure in Dubai? With a new one-year virtual working programme, you can live and work in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. Remote working is the way forward for 2020. So, bet this new remote visa for Dubai is sure to spark a lot of interest.

The new programme allows you to come to Dubai and work remotely all while remaining employed in your home country. You can even bring your family!

The New Remote Work Visa for Dubai is Perfect Timing

His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, director general of Dubai’s department of tourism and commerce marketing, said in a statement:

“The global pandemic has changed how we live and work. As multinationals and leading start-ups across the world accelerate their rates of digital adoption, the need to be physically present to fulfill professional responsibilities has been redefined.

“People continue to prioritize their health, wellbeing, and ability to ensure a positive work-life balance. Dubai is uniquely positioned to offer a safe, dynamic lifestyle opportunity to these digitally savvy workers and their families while they continue to work remotely, whether it is for a couple of months or an entire year.”

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How does it work?

  • Your virtual working programme is valid for 1 year.
    It costs US$287 plus medical insurance.
    You get access to all services, including telecoms, utilities, and schooling options.
    You can connect to a global hub and a skilled workforce.

To apply for the visa you must show you earn a minimum of $5,000 a month and must submit proof of employment. The visa allows holders to open bank accounts and enrol children in school. Plus, Dubai doesn’t levy tax on individuals.

For more information on how to apply for the new remote work visa in Dubai, see here.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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